Listen, Dads have scant time to sit down and read a tome about the philosophy of being a Dad, but these nuggets of wisdom can give them something to think about while they are transporting kids to dance lessons or sitting in the stands waiting for a T-Ball game to get started. For the Dad who wants to be hands on.. and make a difference while he juggles a job, a marriage and the responsibilities of a "full frontal family".. Wisdom For Dad can give him a little something to chuckle about in the gaps.
I bought this for my husband as a surprise because he is on one of the pages! He was so excited when he received it! I was a proud wife being able to surprise him. The concept of this book is pretty awesome and looking through it I recommend it to all dads!
This book is packed with great advice from various dads! Some humerous, some serious but all of them good nuggets of wisdom. I love how the author mixes in advice from dads on twitter with his on advice and expieriences. New dads will find every page helpful, and veteran dads likely find new nuggets and be reminded of stuff they have forgotten! This would make an excellent fathers day gift, or a gift for yourself.
This might just be the most user-friendly parenting book ever. Instead of the standard approach, Wisdom for Dad dispenses with the psychological development speak and cuts to the chase. Years of wisdom earned by dads of all walks have been boiled down to snippets of gold. Which is good, because it's way easier to recall and practice a one-sentence insight than a 30-page dissertation.
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As someone who plans to be a dad sooner than later, I thoroughly enjoyed every page of this book. It does a fantastic job of collecting both witty (at times laugh-out-loud funny) and deeply insightful thoughts from Hugh as well as valuable insights from dozens of other dads. It’s a great mix of easy-to-digest, hard-to-forget pearls of wisdom for any new dad, old dad, or soon-to-be dad, and I wholeheartedly recommend it. Of course, if you’re a mom, mom-to-be, or grandma-to-be, it’s a pretty great gift for any dads or future dads you might know too.
Whether you need a quick laugh or a deep thought on fatherhood, you can turn to almost any page in this book and find what you’re looking for. Most importantly, it’s fully focused on helping dads be the best dads they can possibly be. I’m certain my copy will soon be full of dog-eared, worn out pages, and I don’t even have kids yet. Grab a copy and soak up all the advice you can. Your kids will thank you someday.
This book is packed with concise insights that are easy to carry with you every day. More like a manual, take it with you and let the wisdom of just a few pages sink in as you go about your day. Or put it in a place you know you will visit and spend a few minutes every day....unless you aren't that regular....then you should take something so you can get regular and read this book over and over again! Once this whole being a dad thing arrives, it's here to stay. Wisdom for Dad is definitely going to help me make the most of it.
What a great, funny, quick, concise, insightful, empowering read!